Filezilla Portable FTP Client

Filezilla Portable is a FREE portable stand alone FTP client that can be run directly from a USB flash drive, external hard drive or other portable device without installing anything to the Windows host PC. It is based purely on the popular Filezilla FTP client. Wrapped and packaged as a portable app.

Filezilla Portable | FTP Client

filezilla portable

FileZilla Portable is a portable version of the popular FileZilla FTP client. Being "portable" means that it can be run from a USB flash drive or other removable media without the need for installation on the host computer. This makes it convenient for users who need to use FileZilla on different computers without installing the software on each machine.

Here are some of its features:

  • Cross-Platform Support: Available for Windows, Linux, and macOS, providing a consistent experience across different operating systems.
  • FTP, SFTP, and FTPS Support: Supports multiple file transfer protocols, including FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH File Transfer Protocol), and FTPS (FTP Secure).
  • Site Manager: The Site Manager allows users to save and organize FTP connection details for quick and easy access to frequently used servers.
  • Supports Drag and Drop FTP Functionality: You can transfer files by dragging and dropping them between the local and remote sites.
  • Transfer Queue: Has a transfer queue that displays the progress of file transfers and allows users to manage and prioritize multiple file transfers.
  • Filename Filters: Users can filter filenames to include or exclude specific file types during transfers.
  • Bookmarks: Bookmarking feature enables users to mark directories for quick access, similar to web browser bookmarks.
  • Directory Comparison: Can compare the content of local and remote directories, making it easier to synchronize files.
  • Proxy Support: It supports various proxy types, allowing users to connect to FTP servers through proxy servers.
  • File Editing: Allows basic file editing, allowing users to edit remote files using the default associated editor. Can also set the editor.
  • Keep Alive FTP: Can send keep alive commands to prevent the connection from timing out during periods of inactivity.
  • Multi Lingual Support: FileZilla is available in multiple languages, making it accessible to users worldwide.
  • Remote File Search: Users can search for specific files on the remote server, simplifying the file management process.
  • Security Features: Supports encryption through protocols like FTPS and SFTP, ensuring secure data transmission.
  • Set File Transfer Speed Limits: Users can set transfer speed limits to avoid overwhelming the network or to manage bandwidth usage.
  • Open Source FTP Tool: FileZilla Portable is open source software, meaning its source code is freely available for inspection, modification and redistribution by anyone.

These features collectively make FileZilla Portable a popular and versatile choice for managing file transfers over FTP.

FileZilla Portable Specifications

  • Authors Website: FZP Project Page
  • Portable Wrapper Developer: John T Haller of Portable Apps
  • License: Open Source
  • Extracted File Size: Requires roughly 7.28 MB of empty space for stand alone installation.
  • Supported OS: Windows All
  • Downloading: You can get it here:
  • Filezilla Portable Download